When you talk about luxury, what are you really saying? It can literally be broken down into many levels. There’s high-end luxury, sophisticated and refined luxury, classic, yet rugged luxury and a relaxed luxury. What type of luxury are you looking for? In Quebec, a discerning traveler can find several options to meet their lodging likings.
Fairmont La Chateau Frontenac – This grand high-end chateau is situated inside the walls of Old Quebec and has a reputation steeped in a rich history. This property has over 600 guestrooms and suites; including a Fairmont Gold private concierge floor experience featuring exclusive amenities and personalized services. There are four dining areas, not to mention the place to pair; a wine and cheese bar, 1608. A complete treatment menu is offered at Spa de Chateau.
Auberge Saint-Antonie – Spilling over in classic, but rugged luxury and it shows in the natural décor and wooden beams that support their Panache Restaurant; offering a French cuisine. A historical significance, Auberge was built on an archeological site that dates back to the 17th century. This boutique luxury hotel has 84 guestrooms, and 11 suites that are lined with luxury linens and goose down duvets and pillows.
Hotel Quintessence – May have been inspired by an old world charm, but it seduces you with its sophistication and refinement. And nothing is left to chance when creating a memorable and magically soothing experience in the Spa San Sabots. It’s equipped with a full massage treatment menu; a gym, yoga and sunset views can be seen from the whirlpool. Restaurant La Quintessence features a chef table, where guest can partake in the chef’s 7-course tasting menu. The hotel is an intimate experience, with only 30-suites, guests will also find a smart décor of contemporary furnishings; and rain showerheads and spa bathtubs along with heated floors in the washrooms.
Hotel Le Germain Dominion – Has preserved the classic aesthetic of the original stone and woodwork of it’s century old building. But it’s sleek interior design and furnishings boast a contemporary and contagious charm. The concierge is at your service in every sense of the word, with the ability to assist with planning an inviting itinerary of activities during your stay in Quebec City; and even offering a Lexus courtesy car service.
Billed as an unspoiled haven, La Pourvoirie du Lac Morea has an essence of relaxed luxury entangled in winding rivers and Mother Nature’s echo in the distance. It’s a year-round playground for the nature lover that wants a smooth mix of luxurious adventure. Guests can choose from fishing, snowboarding, moose hunting and more—and opt for staying in the rustic cabins around the private lake, the lodge or inn; or try their hand at glamping in tents—where camping meets luxury.
Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu – Located a little over an hour away from Quebec City, it’s totally worth the escape for a sophisticated retreat to the mountainous Charlevoix region. The property is encompassed with 405 extravagant guest rooms and suites, 4 dining options to appease any gastronomy cravings; and nearby entertainment, a casino and nightlife. Guests can play a round of golf on-site at the 27-hole Le Manoir Richelieu course during the summer; which was designed by Herbert Strong and opened in 1925. Or during a winter visit, go downhill skiing or dog sledding for fun.
Le Bonne Entente – A one of a kind family affair type of luxury where children are welcomed and complimentary childcare is provided for ages 0 -17, but a supervised staff. If that wasn’t grand enough—this property has thought of everything. From the outdoor gardens, to the décor and relaxed ambiance of the 60-luxury Urbania loft and suites, every aspect of your visit is apart of the Le Bonne experience. Recently added was the private lounge, Living Rouge to accompany Urbania and offers a true VIP service.
As you can tell, Quebec has a multitude of luxury hotels for travelers to explore and discover exactly what type of luxury suits them best. There’s something that meets and fits everyone’s style.